Media, Communications and Journalism
Faith Sidlow, M.A.
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M.A. Mass Communication and Journalism, Fresno State
B.A. Broadcast Journalism, San Diego State University.
News writing, TV/multimedia news reporting and production, radio news/podcasting, broadcast and online news writing, radio/TV performance, global news collaboration, media law, editing
Faith Sidlow is an award-winning broadcast journalist and an associate professor of broadcast journalism. Faith worked as a reporter, anchor and producer for the Fresno NBC affiliate for 28 years before transitioning to academia. Her early broadcast career included radio reporter and board operator at KPBS-FM; San Diego reporter for KNX News Radio, Los Angeles; and research intern for CBS Television News in London.
Faith oversees the broadcast multiplatform journalism option at Fresno State including the student-produced TV newscast. She is the faculty adviser for Fresno State RTDNA and 90.7 KFSR. Faith's students have won regional and national awards from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association (APTRA), Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), the Broadcast Education Association (BEA), International Broadcast System and the CSU Media Arts Festival.
Faith’s professional and academic awards include the Provost's Award for Promising New Faculty, Broadcast Education Association, RTNA Golden Mike, Associated Press Mark Twain, RTDNA Edward R. Murrow, Best of the West, three Emmy nominations, the St. Francis Award, and the California Bar Association’s Silver Medallion. Her report, “Extreme Faith,” won an Emmy for editing. Faith is an inductee into the Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for making a significant contribution to Northern California television for more than 25 years.